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Is isotretinoin safe in treating back acne?
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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology
In brief: Yes
Isotretinoin is fda approved for treating nodulo cystic acne that has been recalcitrant to other remedies ( eg.
Systemic antibiotics). After a thorough consultation by a dermatologist and many laboratory tests, Isotretinoin may be administered. Monthly follow up examinations and lab tests are required. This rigorous protocol has been established to enhance drug safety.

In brief: Yes
Isotretinoin is fda approved for treating nodulo cystic acne that has been recalcitrant to other remedies ( eg.
Systemic antibiotics). After a thorough consultation by a dermatologist and many laboratory tests, Isotretinoin may be administered. Monthly follow up examinations and lab tests are required. This rigorous protocol has been established to enhance drug safety.
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